Tuesday, May 12
1. Paul E. Nesselroad v. State of West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board - 090123 - The Consolidated Public Retirement Board appeals from the circuit court's order overturning the Board's administrative decision denying respondent's request for reclassification of 6.592 years of service credit from the statutorily salary capped higher education years to full salary years (non-higher education years) and a corresponding recalculation of his annuity benefits.
2. Sandra K. Shaffer and Garnett Godbey v. Jackee Long, Robert Brown and WV School Service Personnel Association - 090170 - Defendants Jackee Long, Robert Brown, and the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association appeal after an adverse jury verdict in a libel and false light invasion of privacy case.
3. Sandra K. Shaffer and Garnett Godbey v. Jackee Long, Robert Brown and WV School Service Personnel Association - 090171 - Plaintiffs Sandra K. Shaffer and Garnett Louise Godbey appeal the circuit court's order granting a remittitur of damages. The jury awarded each plaintiff $400,000 for libel and false light invasion of privacy, but the court remitted the damages to $40,000 for each plaintiff.
4. Estate of Christopher P. Bastien v. Elizabeth A. Bastien, Maxwell H. Bastein and Bastien & Lacy, L.C., et al. - 090246 - Petitioner, Lane and Young, attorneys for Maxwell H. Bastien, a minor, appeal from the circuit court's order denying the petition for additional attorney's fees in this action for declaratory relief to determine the rights of all parties in the Estate of Christopher P. Bastien, deceased.